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HOW TO USE > REMOVING CREEPING THISTLES WITH A CHISEL HOE

Removing Thistles with a Chisel Hoe

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Take hold of both handles, with your weaker hand forward.

 

 

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Your aim is to cut off the stalk just below the point of growth, which will prevent it growing again from that point.


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A Chisel Hoe in Action

Philip Trevelyan removing small thistles at Hill Top Farm, Spaunton.
Adopt a cranking motion of the arms (instead of straight up and down) and drop the blade to the ground just behind the rosette.